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Calling all camps!

The Buffalo News plans to run its annual directory of summer camps in the WNY area in early May. If you would like your camp listed, please e-mail the information to Deputy Sports Editor Dennis Danheiser at There is no charge.


BOWLING: Jamestown Bowling will hold a local qualifier at 10 a.m. on March 18 for the 37th annual New York State BPA Family Tournament. There is Parent-Teen division and a Parent-Youth division. Cost is $30 per team. Winners will advance to states. For information or to register, contact Mary Gayton at, 483-1818.

RUNNING: Packet pickup for the Shamrock Run will start on Saturday and Sunday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the First Ward Community Center, 62 Republic St. Pickup also can take place from Feb. 27 to March 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The race will start at noon on March 3. Call 856-8613.

SOCCER: The Hamburg Monarchs Soccer Club is holding registration for its 2012 outdoor season. Cost is $85 and includes uniform, trophy, insurance and training. For information or to register visit

SOFTBALL: Sacred Heart Academy has an immediate opening for an assistant softball coach. Contact Gretchen Scheuermann, athletic director, 834-2101, x319 or

TENNIS: Tennis RiverRock will host Tennis Night in America from 6-7:30 p.m. on March 2 in Nazareth Lutheran Church Gymnasium, 269 Skillen St., Buffalo. The free family event will feature a QuickStart Tennis rally for all ages and registration for summer youth programs at Riverside Park.

VOLLEYBALL: Buffalo Niagara Court Center will host a St. Patty's Day Adult Volleyball tournament at 9 a.m. on March 10 at BNCC, 425 Meyer Road, West Seneca. There will be two divisions: men's 6s and women's 6s. Cost is $150 per team and prizes will be awarded to the first place teams. Go to

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